We invite applications for positions at assistant professor, associate professor, and professor levels.
Please contact astro[at]xmu.edu.cn for more details.


Postdoctoral Fellow:

The Department of Astronomy at Xiamen University invites applicants for postdoctoral positions within the broad area of extragalactic astronomy and black hole accretion.

Applicants are expected to have completed the requirements for a PhD in astronomy, physics or related fields at the time of appointment, with a demonstrated track record of research. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests/experience in the following areas: accretion disks, X-ray binaries, gamma-ray burst, numerical simulations of structure formation, observational multi-wavelength observations of the formation and evolution of galaxies and AGN, the circumgalactic medium and the intergalactic medium.

The Astronomy Department consists of 10 faculties, 10 to 20 MS to PhD students, and has a very active research environment. We are a member of the Large Synpotic Survey Telescope (LSST)、the Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) for Subaru Telescope, and we also have 10% share of observation time using the newly installed IFU at China’s Lijiang Observatory.

Funding exists for multiple years and the initial appointment will be for two years. The preferred starting date is September 2016 or earlier. The position offers a very competitive salary. Applications must include a complete vita with a list of publications, a research plan, and three letters of recommendation, should be sent via email to astro@xmu.edu.cn  

Applications received by April 15, 2016 will receive full consideration, although applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Visit http://astro.xmu.edu.cn/en to learn more about the positions and the astronomy program at XMU.